KC Crime Scene: Deadly Fire & Cont'd Tribute To Fallen Officer

We play just a bit of catch-up and share this quick compilation of news on local ALLEGED misdeeds along with ongoing community support for police.

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Investigation underway after two people were found dead in 'suspicious' fire

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One of the buildings at the Vivion Oak Apartments is just a shell. Investigators want to know what ignited a fire that killed two people Monday morning in the building at 5056 North Oak Trafficway. Several neighbors told KSHB 41 News they woke up to pops, screaming then an explosion.

More details in Independence PD excessive overtime report released

Editor's Note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly attributed a quote to the author of the report, Daniel Nelson, rather than to Halsey, who the report was quoting. A correction has been made. INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - It's been one week since the five-month investigation into excessive overtime within the Independence Police Department concluded and the summary was released.

Pilot who landed plane on Interstate 70 contesting driver license revocation

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A pilot who authorities say was intoxicated when he landed on Interstate 70 near Grain Valley is challenging his driver's license revocation in Missouri. An attorney for John Seesing, 35, of Prairie Village, filed a petition for review in the Circuit Court of Jackson County.

Lee's Summit PD searching for car theft suspects

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - The Lee's Summit Police Department is looking for two suspects involved in multiple vehicle thefts. Police provided images of both suspects and a suspect vehicle. Both men are seen wearing black T-shirts and the vehicle is a silver or grey sedan.

Gov. Kelly orders flags be flown at half-staff for slain NKC officer

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly has ordered for all flags on state ground, buildings and facilities in Kansas to be flown at half-staff Wednesday in honor of the North Kansas City police officer Daniel Vasquez, who was shot and killed at a traffic stop on Tuesday, July 19.

14 local McDonald's donating proceeds to the family of fallen North Kansas City officer

14 Northland McDonald's in Kansas City are gearing up for a unique fundraiser. On Tuesday, July 26, 10% of all daily sales will be donated to the family of fallen North Kansas City police officer Daniel Vasquez.

Funeral services for Officer Daniel Vasquez covered by Public Servant Program

The Kansas City community is preparing to say its final goodbyes to fallen Officer Daniel Vasquez. Vasquez was shot and killed during a traffic stop last Tuesday. The visitation for Vasquez is Tuesday from 5 to 9 p.m. at Vineyard Church.

Slain North Kansas City officer remembered as 'protector to all'

NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Fallen North Kansas City police officer Daniel Vasquez loved to help, and he loved his community. He showed that dedication throughout his life, according to his obituary. Daniel Vasquez was born on Jan. 19, 1990 to Francisco Vasquez Hernandez and Guadalupe Nunez De Vasquez.

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